The Whittier Miscellany

What Happened to Our Vacation Time?

Bella Adjei-Owusu, Weekly writer

December 6, 2019

     Getting time off from school is always enjoyable. You’re finally able to get some downtime from balancing the rigorous WFS curriculum with spending time with friends and family. Thanksgiving break is supposed to be the fir...

Youtuber Feuds: Logan Paul versus KSI

Pier Paolo Ergueta, Entertainment Writer

November 22, 2019

On November 9th, Logan “The Maverick” Paul boxed “The Nightmare” KSI in a six-round professional fight. KSI won by split decision, as two judges scored the match in favor of KSI, and a third judge scored it in favor of Pau...

The 2020 Student Run Production

Sameer Vidwans, Community Writer

November 16, 2019

     After the spectacular musical “The Addams Family” in early November, Friends is once again ready to begin another play coming mid January, 2020. That’s right, the Student Run Production is coming quite soon!    ...

Hockey Season Chances and Tschantzs

Becca Hartwick, Community Writer

November 11, 2019

The hockey season is always an exciting time and hopes are high since many teams have yet to reach full potential, and some yet to disappoint. It’s a time in which all teams have hope for what is to come. The NHL standings a...

Senior Stress and the College Crisis

Brooke Harrison, News Writer

November 1, 2019

    Every year, the students from the senior class make decisions. Whether it is to decide what type of attitude they will have each day or if to put extra effort into studying for that test, they all are important. But ...

Spirit Week Escapades: How Spirit Keeps our Gears Turning

Jace Boland

October 25, 2019

With homecoming just around the corner, the school is buzzing with enthusiasm for Spirit Week activities and athletics! The doors opened on Monday morning with hundreds of pajama-clad Upper School students pouring into the halls...

Clubs Giving Back

Elise Johnson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

At Friends, students are taught to abide by the Quaker Spices: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, and Stewardship. Recently at Friends, there have been many completely student-run initiatives to do just that. Co...

A Conversation with Olivia O’Donnell, TEDx Speaker

Cecilia Ergueta, Columnist

April 26, 2018

“Ideas worth spreading,” boasts the tagline of TED, a global, nonprofit organization that hosts conferences where individuals hold twenty minute “talks” on topics spanning technology, education, and design, just to name a few....

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